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Origins Available: German, Scottish


The Norham surname comes from the German word "nordm," meaning "north," along with "man;" that is, it was a name for a person from the North.

Norham Early Origins



The surname Norham was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. The family name is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

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Norham Spelling Variations


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Norham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: van Norman, Norman, van Normann, Normann and others.

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Norham Early History


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Norham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Norham research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1826, 1725, 1787 and 1863 are included under the topic Early Norham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Norham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Norham Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Norham Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bernhard Friedr Von Normann, who was on reocrd in North America in 1766; Henry H. Normann, who arrived in New York in 1806; Carl Normann, who came to Galveston, TX in 1850.

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Norham Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
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    The Norham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Norham Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 6 November 2014 at 14:29.

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